Universität Wien

The University of Vienna was founded in 1365 and is one of the oldest and largest universities in Europe: about 10,000 employees, 7,400 of whom are academic employees, work at 20 faculties and centres. Ten Nobel Prize winners have been affiliated with the University of Vienna through research or teaching.

About 90,000 national and international students are currently enrolled at the University of Vienna. With 178 degree programmes, the University offers the most diverse range of studies in Austria. The University of Vienna aims to help shape the future of the next generations through its solid, research-led bachelor’s programmes and attractive, research-led master’s programmes and doctoral programmes. It not only seeks to ensure that its graduates have professional qualifications, but also to develop curious young people with critical thinking skills.

The University of Vienna is home to a vast array of excellent research and aims to strengthen its position in innovative, interdisciplinary and internationally visible research fields. More than 80 ERC grant holders are conducting research at the University of Vienna. The University’s research priorities include sustainability and climate change, democracy and governance, data science and digital humanities, health and microbiome, society and communication, molecular biology and cognitive neuroscience, and materials and quantum science. In the field of research, the University of Vienna cooperates with industry, cultural institutions and society and is a driving force for new developments in practice.

Universität Wien

Published Jan. 17, 2022 1:11 PM - Last modified Jan. 17, 2022 1:11 PM